The Landmark Cowls Return

The Cowls on the Maltings, once such a recognisable landmark for the town of Wells-Next-the-Sea, are Back! The cowls were originally used to help regulate the flow of air from the drying furnaces. The hot dry air from the furnace would dry the germinated cereal grains brought to the Maltings. This would produce malted grains that would.. read more →

Express Yourself through Textiles!

Mark your calendars for the quilting bee that will be held at the Sackhouse Sunday May 28th and Monday May 29th from 10 to 4 over two days of the Bank Holiday Weekend. Come and stitch in time as the Wells Beach Hut Quilt will be on a frame.  Imagine 8 women at a time.. read more →

22 June : The Boats of the Saltmarsh Coast

22 June, 20 July, 24 August (and continued through the end of 2017)  ‘The Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast’ will be followed by a series of talks, panels, discussions, workshops and site visits on ‘The Boats of the Saltmarsh Coast’. The series will begin on 22 June and will run through the end of 2017. The objectives of the.. read more →

Volunteers Needed to Be Part of a Vibrant Cultural Hub

A Small Port on the eastern Shore of Britain with a Global Reach The Wells Maltings is breaking ground on a two-story extension providing spaces for retail, reception, café, visitor facilities, community room and an exhibition and gallery space. We are responding to an Heritage Lottery Fund  and community initiative that will coincide with the.. read more →

Hew Purchas Revisited – Art Exhibition

April 8th – 12th 11am – 7pm Daily In September 2016 the Wells Malting’s Trust was incredibly proud to host an exhibition to celebrate the art work of local artist Hew Purchas.  This well visited and highly popular exhibition will be repeated in April 2017 with more of Hew’s work being displayed including several large,.. read more →

Introducing Landmark Heritage Ale

Delicious new ‘Landmark Heritage Ale’ now available at the Real Ale Shop near Wells. Every bottle sold helps raise funds for the Maltings Project, so get drinking ……! read more →

Restoration work reveals amazing heritage

Restoration work under the Maltings is now underway, the initial strip out work has revealed the stunning heritage roof structure and beams on the first floor of the building. Exciting times! read more →

A Wonderful Archive of Early Photos from the Wells Maltings

The Granary theatre in the Wells Maltings is on course so we are continuing to catalogue and care for the building. These photographs, kindly taken by Chris Beale will be added to the archive of pre development material being gathered by The Maltings Trust. Quite wonderfully a lot of the original interior fittings in the.. read more →

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Stunning Video

This stunning video gives an excellent overview of the development plans for the Granary Theatre, part of The Wells Maltings. Please take a moment to watch it as it’s really superb and features interviews with local people and holiday makers. read more →